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Tue Jun 12, 2018, 04:50 PM

Women March in Philippines to Tell President Duterte 'Enough'

Source: GlobePost


During two years in office, Duterte has repeatedly and unapologetically joked about rape, defended womanising and ordered soldiers to shoot women rebels in the vagina.

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Staff WriterBy Staff Writer Last updated Jun 12, 2018

More than 1,000 women marched in Manila on Tuesday to tell President Rodrigo Duterte they have had enough of what they termed his repeated misogynistic words and deeds.

The columns of protesters, carrying umbrellas against steady rain and some wearing the colours of the Philippine flag, chanted “Duterte is afraid of women” as they wound through city streets.

During two years in office, Duterte has repeatedly and unapologetically joked about rape, defended womanising and ordered soldiers to shoot women rebels in the vagina.

Last week he sparked outrage after coaxing a married Filipina into kissing him on the lips onstage during an appearance in Seoul, which he defended by saying “We enjoyed it.”

Read more: https://www.theglobepost.com/2018/06/12/philippines-women-march/

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Reply Women March in Philippines to Tell President Duterte 'Enough' (Original post)
Judi Lynn Jun 12 OP
CaliforniaPeggy Jun 12 #1
murielm99 Jun 12 #2
BigmanPigman Jun 12 #3
mountain grammy Jun 12 #4
raccoon Jun 12 #5
canetoad Jun 13 #6

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 04:54 PM

1. Good for those women! It was a courageous act.

He's another one who needs to be removed from office.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 05:07 PM

2. He's another one 45 admires, too.

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #2)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 05:19 PM

3. Misogynists tend to stick together.

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #2)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 07:46 PM

4. Yeah, another brother from another mother

is shithead stopping in the Phillipines to kiss Duterte's ass on his way home?

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 08:03 PM

5. It certainly was courageous. Duterte is a murderer. Nt

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 12:29 AM

6. Thirty-two years ago

The people of the Philippines toppled one dictator by protesting. They can do it again.

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